Activism in the Social Media Age

ACTIVISM IN THE SOCIAL MEDIA AGE

This month marks the fifth anniversary of the BlackLivesMatter hashtag, which was first coined following the acquittal of George Zimmerman...

2. An analysis of BlackLivesMatter and other Twitter hashtags related to political or social issues

2. AN ANALYSIS OF BLACKLIVESMATTER AND OTHER TWITTER HASHTAGS RELATED TO POLITICAL OR SOCIAL ISSUES

Along with conducting a survey of public attitudes toward political engagement and activism on social media, the Center also performed...

 
 
 

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals. Find related reports online at...

Methodology

METHODOLOGY

The American Trends Panel , created by Pew Research Center, is a nationally representative panel of randomly selected U.S. adults recruited...

 
 
 
Appendix A: Detailed tables

APPENDIX A: DETAILED TABLES

1. Public attitudes toward political engagement on social media

1. PUBLIC ATTITUDES TOWARD POLITICAL ENGAGEMENT ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Social media use has grown rapidly over the last decade. Today, Americans use a range of social media sites and are increasingly turning...

 
 
 
Stories From Experts About the Impact of Digital Life

STORIES FROM EXPERTS ABOUT THE IMPACT OF DIGITAL LIFE

Technology experts and scholars have never been at a loss for concerns about the current and future impact of the internet. Over the...

1. THE POSITIVES OF DIGITAL LIFE

The greatest share of participants in this canvassing said their own experience and their observed experience among friends is that...

 
 
 

2. THE NEGATIVES OF DIGITAL LIFE

There were considerably fewer complaints about the personal impact among these expert respondents. But their own lives and observations...

3. FIFTY-FIFTY ANECDOTES: HOW DIGITAL LIFE HAS BEEN BOTH POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE

A number of these experts wrote about both sides of the story, taking the time to point out some of the ways in which digital life...

 
 
 

ABOUT THIS CANVASSING OF EXPERTS

The expert predictions reported here about the impact of the internet over the next 10 years came in response to questions asked by...

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals. We are extremely thankful for the...

 
 
 
Public Attitudes Toward Technology Companies

PUBLIC ATTITUDES TOWARD TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES

In the midst of an ongoing debate over the power of digital technology companies and the way they do business, sizable shares of Americans...

The American Trends Panel Survey Methodology

THE AMERICAN TRENDS PANEL SURVEY METHODOLOGY

The American Trends Panel , created by Pew Research Center, is a nationally representative panel of randomly selected U.S. adults recruited...

 
 
 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals. Find related reports online at...

SKILL REQUIREMENTS FOR FUTURE JOBS - 10 FACTS

Lee Rainie, Director of Internet and Technology research, spoke about the skills requirements for jobs in the future at the International...

 
 
 
Majority of Americans Believe It Is Essential That the U.S. Remain a Global Leader in Space

MAJORITY OF AMERICANS BELIEVE IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT THE U.S. REMAIN A GLOBAL LEADER IN SPACE

Sixty years after the founding of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration , most Americans believe the United States should...

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

This report is made possible by The Pew Charitable Trusts. This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of...

 
 
 
Methodology

METHODOLOGY

This report is drawn from a survey conducted as part of the American Trends Panel , a nationally representative panel of randomly selected...

Appendix: Detailed tables

APPENDIX: DETAILED TABLES

 
 
 



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